Hyderabad, Oct. 27 -- A massive wave of anti-Muslim violence was witnessed about a week ago in Tripura which has led to 16 verified incidents of Mosques getting vandalised. Of the same, three Mosques were completely burned down. 27 verified incidents of mob violence and an incident of right-wing groups attacking three houses in Panisagar and molesting women were also reported.

News reports suggest that the attacks were in retaliation to the communal violence in Bangladesh that went on for a few days about a week ago. However, locals told Siasat.com that it was just an excuse for the Hindutva mobs to unleash terror on the local Muslims in Tripura.

Some stills of places where mosques were burnt in Tripura.

While addressing an online pres...